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The Triple Option Offense is about Fundamentals and Not Just a Bunch of Plays

The Triple Option Offense is a highly-technical, biomechanically-driven offense.

There is great detail involved to execute the Triple Option the right way the first time.

Read here why the Triple Option isn’t about running a bunch of plays–the Triple Option is about fundamentals.

Install the Army-Navy/Georgia Tech Triple Option Offense in a 12-step, concrete progression right here.

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Paul Johnson’s Three Key Passing Game Concepts off the Triple Option

Triple Pass is utilized when the defense forces the Quarterback to pull and pitch the ball.  When the defense does this, whether they consciously realize this or not, they must utilize their safety and corner to play the Quarterback/Pitch in order to get an alley defender.  This means they have just sacrificed pass coverage for run support.  There are three concepts off the Triple that matter the most to Paul Johnson, and he articulated this in a clinic talk in Colorado.

1- Vertical (run against a middle-of-the-field safety)

Constraining the Single-High Safety with Triple Pass. PR- Vert-Skinny PA- Vert-Wheel OL- Slide Away BA- Pitch-Kick BR- Deep Drag Q- Veer Pass Steps B- Veer Path-Kick

2- Switch (this is built into the call when there is a playside safety)Triple Pass versus 4-3 Cloud. Playside Receiver- Vert-Skinny (playside safety) Playside A- Vert-Wheel (playside safety) OL- Slide Away BA- Pitch-Kick BR- 17-yard drag Q- Triple Pass Steps B- Veer Path-Block 1st threat off PT

3- Titan (this is an independent tag)Triple Pass Titan PR- eight-yard stop PA- Corner route OL- slide away BA- pitch-kick BR- post Q- Triple Pass Steps--throw corner to stop B- Veer Path-Kick

Utilize these concepts when the defense forces a pull/pitch as they have just sacrificed pass coverage for run support.


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Dr. Lou Cella’s Triple Option Football-based Camp System has helped produce state champions, state championship appearances, state semifinals appearances, has had clients break school records, and has produced drastic one-year turnarounds–read all of these stories right here.

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Access to the Largest Library of Triple Option Offensive Football Coaching Material

The Triple Option Football Academy gives you and your assistant coaches the following plethora of resources:

  1. Video Library
  2. 2016 Triple Option Football Academy Clinic
  3. Dr. Cella’s State Championship Level Clients in Action
  4. Online Classroom
  5. Interactive Playbook
  6. Drill Guide
  7. Audio Series by Topic
  8. Webinar
  9. Message Board
  10. 24-Hour/Day On-Call Support

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Inside Navy’s Offensive Playbook: Navy’s Top Two Plays in 2015

Navy had their best season since 1963.  They were beyond successful with their 326 yards/game rushing offense.  Here’s what they did.

1- Triple Option (23% of offense)

Triple v. 3-4 PR- Deep Defender PA- 3 PT- Veer PG- Base to Ace C- Scoop to Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer 1, Pitch 2 B- Veer Path

Triple v. 3-4
PR- Deep Defender
PA- 3
PT- Veer
PG- Base to Ace
C- Scoop to Ace
BG/BT- Scoop
BA- Pitch
BR- Cutoff
Q- Veer 1, Pitch 2
B- Veer Path


2- Zone Option (11% of offense)

Zone Option vs. 4-4

Zone Option vs. 4-4


 

You’ll learn all the fundamentals and techniques of the Triple Option and the Zone Option when you host a Triple Option Football Academy Camp this summer.  Call 570.332.0265 for more information.


The Play to Run versus the Easy Stunt is Rocket Toss

The Easy Stunt is an exchange between #2 (pitch key) and #1 (read key).  How the Easy Stunt works is listed below.

The Easy Stunt with Blood Stunt-Like Speed. Quarterback takes the snap, seats the ball, hops into the Playside A-gap, points the ball, gives to the B, unless 2 runs through the B or 1 can tackle the B. If so, the Quarterback reseats the ball, steps with his playside foot, replaces #1 and scores unless #2 steps at him. If so, the Quarterback parallel pitches. The key to this drill is to make the Quarterback urgently and accurately pitch the ball. Whoever is responsible for the Quarterback is running a straight line to get to him in order to make him pitch.

On Triple versus the Easy Stunt the Quarterback takes the snap, seats the ball, hops into the Playside A-gap, points the ball, gives to the B, unless 2 runs through the B or 1 can tackle the B.  If so, the Quarterback reseats the ball, steps with his playside foot, replaces #1 and scores unless #2 steps at him.  If so, the Quarterback parallel pitches.  The key to this drill is to make the Quarterback urgently and accurately pitch the ball.  Whoever is responsible for the Quarterback is running a straight line to get to him in order to make him pitch.


If you still can’t get 4+ yards running Triple versus the Easy Stunt, come back the next play and run Rocket Toss.  The blitzing linebacker (#2) takes himself out of the play as he can’t recover to get on the Backside A-Back running the Toss.

Rocket Toss versus the Easy Stunt.

Rocket Toss versus the Easy Stunt.


The answers to the test are there with the Triple Option Football Academy.  

Are you looking to advance your offense in 2015 by reading Defensive Linemen instead of blocking them?  

If so, call the Triple Option Football Academy at 570.332.0265.

 

 

You’ve Worked Hard All Week on the Triple Option–Now It’s Time to Call the Game

Playcalling in the Triple Option is pretty basic.


1- Run Triple Option and if you get 4+ yards run Triple Option again.

If the Triple is working, keep running it–and to the same side.


2- If you don’t get 4+ yards on Triple Option with a give read, get the ball outside with Rocket or Zone Option.

Obviously, the defense is trying to box you inside, so get the ball outside.


3- If you don’t get 4+ yards on Triple Option with a pull read, throw Triple Pass.

When the defense makes you pull the ball, the Safety and Corner have to get on the Quarterback/Pitch by sacrificing pass coverage for run support–thus you throw the ball.


You worked hard all week–now it’s time to win.  Call the Triple Option Football Academy at 570.332.0265.

This is the Best Counter in The Triple Option Offense Right Now

Triple Option Football Academy -- The Flexbone Offense from Army & Navy

Georgia Tech has had a lot of success with the boot off the triple. Here’s how it’s done…

Paul Johnson's Triple Boot PR- Outside Comeback PA- Pitch-Kick OL- Inside Gap Protection and BG pulls and blocks 1st threat off PT BA- six-yard drag BR- Post Q- Triple Steps, boot, throw corner to drag B- Veer Path-Kick Paul Johnson’s Triple Boot
PR- Outside Comeback
PA- Pitch-Kick
OL- Inside Gap Protection and BG pulls and blocks 1st threat off PT
BA- six-yard drag
BR- Post
Q- Triple Steps, boot, throw corner to drag
B- Veer Path-Kick

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years


Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of the college and high school level.  

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director, Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state…

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Run __________ Because #1 Takes the Quarterback on Triple

There are two fill-ins to the above-listed blank.

If you run Triple Option and #1 takes the Quarterback, the defense is boxing you inside.  

There are two things you can do to thwart the defense.

1- Run Rocket Toss — This gets the ball outside.

PR- Deep Defender PA/PT/PG- Arc C/BG/BT- Scoop BA- Rocket BR- Cutoff Q- Rocket Steps B- Rocket Path

PR- Deep Defender
PA/PT/PG- Arc
C/BG/BT- Scoop
BA- Rocket
BR- Cutoff
Q- Rocket Steps
B- Rocket Path


 

2. Run Zone Option — This gets the ball outside in the form of the two-way option.

Zone Option vs. 4-4

Zone Option vs. 4-4


 

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Explosive Plays Occur Through the Triple Option Passing Game

Triple Option Football Academy -- The Flexbone Offense from Army & Navy

Have more explosive plays than your opponent, and you’ll win 86 percent of the time.

SB Nation stats guru Bill Connelly analyzed yard per play numbers from every regular-season college football game in 2013 (nearly one million plays in all) and found that teams with a per-play advantage as small as 0.5-to-1 yard win 72 percent of the time, by an average of 7.7 points. Hold an edge of 1-to-1.5 yards per play, and you’ll win 86 percent of games, with an average margin of victory by 13.2 points. The numbers get more slanted from there, up to a 5-yard per play advantage leading to a 100 percent victory rate by an average of 51 points.

Football scoop has the rest of the article here.

The Triple Option is built on explosive plays in the passing game when the defense sacrifices pass coverage for Triple Option run support.

The following…

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Utilize Over Green Rocket Blast to Get Great Numbers and Angles on the Perimeter

Triple Option Football Academy -- The Flexbone Offense from Army & Navy

The Over Green formation allows the A-Back to align on the line of scrimmage.

This gives him a better angle to down block (blast) the C-gap defensive linemen, which further allows the Playside Tackle and Guard to get around to the perimeter.

The numbers on the perimeter are more favorable in this situation, and Rocket Blast works well when this happens:

Over Green Rocket Blast versus 4-4 Defense PR- Deep Defender MA- Deep Defender PA- Blast PT/PG- Arc C/BG/BT- Scoop BA- Rocket BR- Cutoff Q- Rocket Steps B- Veer Away Path-KickOver Green Rocket Blast versus 4-4 Defense
PR- Deep Defender
MA- Deep Defender
PA- Blast
PT/PG- Arc
C/BG/BT- Scoop
BA- Rocket
BR- Cutoff
Q- Rocket Steps
B- Veer Away Path-Kick

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years

Triple Option Football AcademyOwner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of the Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Over the last five years, Dr…

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Running “Canada” when the Will Takes the B-Back on Triple Option

Canada can be utilized when the Will tackles the B-Back on Triple.

Here, the Quarterback fakes the Triple and follows the A-Back who starts his pitch route and then leads through the open gap to the Will.

The diagram shows you how this is all done. 

Canada versus 4-4 PR- Deep Defender PA- Tail Motion plant on 3rd step and lead on Linebacker PT- Base PG- Base to Down C- Ace to Scoop BG- Base BT- Base BA- Free Safety BR- Cutoff Q- Triple Steps, Pivot and run off BA's block B- Veer Path

Canada versus 4-4
PR- Deep Defender
PA- Tail Motion plant on 3rd step and lead on Linebacker
PT- Base
PG- Base to Down
C- Ace to Scoop
BG- Base
BT- Base
BA- Free Safety
BR- Cutoff
Q- Triple Steps, Pivot and run off BA’s block
B- Veer Path


Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years


Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of the college and high school level.  

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director, Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


Also, Corning (NY), Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA) posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


Additionally, Dr. Cella has coached three current NFL players who have been drafted within the last two years.  In 2015, Kevin White (Wide Receiver) was drafted #7 overall by the Chicago Bears and Mark Glowinski (Offensive Guard) was drafted in the fourth round by the Seattle Seahawks.  In 2014, Lorenzo Taliaferro (Running Back) was drafted in the fourth round by the Baltimore Ravens.  All three players were coached by Dr. Cella at the Junior College Level.


At the heart of the American Football High Performance Academy (AFHPA) and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Utilizing the Freeze Concept to Run the Triple Option Offense

Freeze is utilized when a defense is stemming, stunting, and blitzing in an effort to reveal themselves before the snap.

Once the defense reveals themselves, the Quarterback can put the offense in the best possible play. 

Freeze in Action

Freeze in Action

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Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Drilling the Rocket Toss with Skill Positions

The following diagram shows you how:

Rocket with the Skill Positions.

Rocket with the Skill Positions.

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Throwing Triple Pass Out to the Voided Flat

When the flat zone is voided for any reason, fake the Triple and throw the six-yard out to the A-Back:

When the Overhang Folds Inside on the Dive--Triple Pass Out. PR- Vert-Skinny (Playside Safety) PA- Six-Yard Speed Out OL- Slide Away BA- Pitch-Kick BR- 17-Yard Drag Q- Five-Step Drop, Throw to Playside A B- Veer Path-Kick

When the Overhang Folds Inside on the Dive–Triple Pass Out.
PR- Vert-Skinny (Playside Safety)
PA- Six-Yard Speed Out
OL- Slide Away
BA- Pitch-Kick
BR- 17-Yard Drag
Q- Five-Step Drop, Throw to Playside A
B- Veer Path-Kick

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

How to Load on Triple Option

The following shows what to do when #3 is in the middle of the field:

Load Scheme. If #1 comes upfield, the Playside A goes right to the Free Safety.

Load Scheme. If #1 comes upfield, the Playside A goes right to the Free Safety.

Load scheme. When #1 cancels B-Back, Playside A cancels Mike Linebacker.

Load scheme. When #1 cancels B-Back, Playside A cancels Mike Linebacker.

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option

This drill introduces the Quarterback to the Triple Option: 

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option for the First Time

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option for the First Time

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Get Offense Done the Right Way the First Time

Triple Option Football Academy Camps

The Triple Option Football Academy is the leading instructional source for the authentic Triple Option Offense utilized by Georgia Tech, Navy, Army, Air Force, the Citadel, Jacksonville, and Kennesaw State.

Through this three-day camp, you can bring together your players and coaches to develop techniques and construct an offense which leads the high-performance football environment.

As Dr. Cella arrives right at the client’s high school, these three-day camps launch and expand new knowledge for players and coaches.

All coaches receive the Triple Option Football Academy with Dr. Cella prior to the start of the three-day camp.

Camps are run at high schools all throughout the United States from January 1-August 1 of this year.


Triple Option Football Academy Three-Day Camp Schedule

Here’s what is done with players and assistant coaches at your Triple Option Football Academy Camp with Dr. Cella:

Day 1- Triple Option (4 hours plus staff meeting afterwards).

Day 2- Rocket Toss and Triple Pass (4 hours plus staff meeting afterwards).

Day 3- Zone Option, Midline (all variations), Pass Offense, and Miscellaneous Tags (4 hours).


Triple Option Football Academy Daily Camp Schedule

  1. QB/B-Back Indy 
  2. A-Back Indy 
  3. Receiver Indy 
  4. Skill Position Indy 
  5. Offensive Line Indy 
  6. Team Takeoffs
  7. Bullets
  8. Q & A with Dr. Cella

Call for your customized price–570.332.0265.


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sport & Performance Psychologist, and a 21-year coaching veteran of the Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director, Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


Also, Corning (NY), Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA) posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


Additionally, Dr. Cella has coached three current NFL players who have been drafted within the last two years.  In 2015, Kevin White (Wide Receiver) was drafted #7 overall by the Chicago Bears and Mark Glowinski (Offensive Guard) was drafted in the fourth round by the Seattle Seahawks.  In 2014, Lorenzo Taliaferro (Running Back) was drafted in the fourth round by the Baltimore Ravens.  All three players were coached by Dr. Cella at the Junior College Level.


At the heart of the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Information on the Triple Option Football Academy.

Information on the Triple Option Football Academy Camps.

Contact: (570) 332-0265

What Navy Did in 2015 When #1 Took the Quarterback on Triple Option

Navy ran Zone Option.

This is the two-way option where #1 is blocked by the Offensive Guard and Tackle (Receiver if Double Flex) and the end man on the line of scrimmage (EMLOS) is put in conflict.

Here is Zone Option versus the 4-4 defense.

Zone Option vs. 4-4


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Make Defensive Linemen Invisible with the Triple Option

Triple Option versus 50 Defense—You don’t have to block those in white, they will always be wrong, and they cannot make the tackle.

Triple Option versus 50 Defense—You don’t have to block those in white, they will always be wrong, and they cannot make the tackle.

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The Triple Option Football Academy is the leading instructional source for the authentic Triple Option Offense utilized by Georgia Tech, Navy, Army, Air Force, the Citadel, Jacksonville, and Kennesaw State.

Through this three-day camp, you can bring together your players and coaches to develop techniques and construct an offense which leads the high-performance football environment.

As Dr. Cella arrives right at the client’s high school, these three-day camps launch and expand new knowledge for players and coaches.

All coaches receive the Triple Option Football Academy with Dr. Cella prior to the start of the three-day camp.

Camps are run at high schools all throughout the United States from January 1-August 1 of this year.


Triple Option Football Academy Three-Day Camp Schedule

Here’s what is done with players and assistant coaches at your Triple Option Football Academy Camp with Dr. Cella:

Day 1- Triple Option (4 hours plus staff meeting afterwards).

Day 2- Midline Option and Triple Pass (4 hours plus staff meeting afterwards).

Day 3- Rocket Toss, Pass Offense, and Miscellaneous Tags (4 hours).


Triple Option Football Academy Daily Camp Schedule

  1. QB/B-Back Indy 
  2. A-Back Indy 
  3. Receiver Indy 
  4. Skill Position Indy 
  5. Offensive Line Indy 
  6. Team Takeoffs
  7. Bullets
  8. Q & A with Dr. Cella

Call for more information–570.332.0265.


 

Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016

Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016

  1. Look at trends.

Navy went 11-2 in 2015 with 0 athletic scholarship football players and playing FBS Football.What can you learn from this phenomenon?  They ran Triple Option and Zone Option 1/3 of the time and could have run these two concepts more.

Related: The Two Concepts that Make Navy’s 2015 Triple Option Offense Go 

  1. Look at your competitors.

Competition is healthy. There are a lot of smart people out there.  What are they doing? If you take the time to study what your competitors are doing, it will help you to identify gaps in your offense on which no one is focusing. Gaps lead to opportunities. 

Once again, how often are you running Triple Option?  Navy ran Triple Option over 20% of the time.  Georgia Tech ran Triple Option over 30% of the time.  Are you a Triple Option program or are you a program that runs the Triple Option concept?

  1. Look at your overhead. 

A large number of coaches would have their job if they just spent more time studying the profits and losses. If you’re practicing a concept and not running that concept in the game, you’re wasting time.

  1. Drop the dogs.

The next step is the most important: Drop the dogs! When you find things that are not helping you grow, you have to shed them — fast.   Drop EVERYTHING in your offense that you do not utilize at least four times a game.  Arizona Cardinals’ Offensive Line Coach, Larry Zierlein says that you must run a concept at least four times/game for that concept to get that concept to work over an extended period of time.  This is based on his NFL Run Studies over the last two decades.  Drop the concepts that you don’t utilize in a game.  Spend time on what you do utilize.  Work on the Triple Option, Zone Option, and throwing off the Triple.  This will help you get good fast!


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

How to Make a Triple Option Quarterback

This initial drill starts the process.

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option for the First Time

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option for the First Time

Then, you can work with your Quarterback on the Pitch Phase.  Start with the Easy and Blood Stunts on Triple Option.

Three stunts your Quarterback must face in practice. 1- Takes the snap. 2- Seats the ball. 3- Hops into the Playside A-gap. 4- Points the Ball. 5- Gives the ball to the B UNLESS #1 can tackle the B. 6. If #1 can tackle the B, the Quarterback reseeds the ball, replaces #1, and scores UNLESS #2 steps at him (diagram 2). 7. If #2 steps at him, he parallel pitches.

Three stunts your Quarterback must face in practice.
1- Takes the snap.
2- Seats the ball.
3- Hops into the Playside A-gap.
4- Points the Ball.
5- Gives the ball to the B UNLESS #1 can tackle the B.
6. If #1 can tackle the B, the Quarterback reseeds the ball, replaces #1, and scores UNLESS #2 steps at him (diagram 2).
7. If #2 steps at him, he parallel pitches.


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

What to Do When Your Offensive Line Can’t Block the 3 AND the 5-Technique?

If your Offensive Line can’t block the 3 and the 5 technique, run Midline Triple.  This way the 3 and 5 technique are cancelled by the Quarterback and not the Offensive Line.

Midline Triple v. 4-4 PR- Deep Defender PA- Twirl-Run Support PT- Veer PG- Veer C/BG- Reverse Ace BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Mid 1, Pitch 2 B- Mid Path

Midline Triple v. 4-4
PR- Deep Defender
PA- Twirl-Run Support
PT- Veer
PG- Veer
C/BG- Reverse Ace
BT- Scoop
BA- Pitch
BR- Cutoff
Q- Mid 1, Pitch 2
B- Mid Path


 

The Triple Option Playside Receiver’s Six-Phase Blocking Progression

The Playside Receiver is called to block the Deep Defender.

This is the defender who drops over the top of him at the snap.

The Receiver doesn’t just run at him and block him–there’s more to this than that.

There is a six-phase progression to blocking the Deep Defender.

Receiver Blocking the Near Deep Defender (Triple Option Football Academy).

Receiver Blocking the Near Deep Defender (Triple Option Football Academy).


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

They Tripled Their Win Total and Went to the State Quarterfinals Running the Triple Option Offense

In 2011, Piedra Vista (NM) was running the spread offense and won three (3) games.In 2012, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Piedra Vista won nine (9) games and made it to the state quarterfinals.
images1“It is never to late to make the right decision.  After evaluating our offensive production the previous year, we knew we had to fix our run game.  We decided to make a commitment to running the veer.   We were able to set up a camp.

In 2012, we averaged 38 points a game and 400 yards of offense, finishing the year 9-3 after losing in the state quarterfinals.  We also notched wins against a team our school had never beaten before and defeated the 2011 defending state champions.

One thing that I think people don’t talk about enough is that switching to this system made us better defensively also.  Our ability to control the ball on offense helped us win field position and time of possession battles, and more importantly, kept the opponent’s offense off the field!”

Jared Howell, Head Football Coach


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Zone Dive with Fold versus 4-3

If the Mike runs over the top on Triple Option, run Zone Dive.

Zone Dive. PR- Deep Defender PA- Fold PT- Base PG- Base to Ace C- Veer to Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer Steps--Give B- Veer Path

Zone Dive.
PR- Deep Defender
PA- Fold
PT- Base
PG- Base to Ace
C- Veer to Ace
BG/BT- Scoop
BA- Pitch
BR- Cutoff
Q- Veer Steps–Give
B- Veer Path


 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of theTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director,Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA)posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA)and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.


Contact: (570) 332-0265

Navy’s Top Run Concepts Through their First 10 Games of 2015

Navy is 9-1 through their first 10 games of 2015, and they are nationally ranked.

In 2015, they have executed 659 plays.  

The following is what they are doing to become successful with their 335 yards/game rushing offense:

1- Triple Option- 153/659 (23% of offense)

Triple v. 3-4 PR- Deep Defender PA- 3 PT- Veer PG- Base to Ace C- Scoop to Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer 1, Pitch 2 B- Veer Path

Triple v. 3-4
PR- Deep Defender
PA- 3
PT- Veer
PG- Base to Ace
C- Scoop to Ace
BG/BT- Scoop
BA- Pitch
BR- Cutoff
Q- Veer 1, Pitch 2
B- Veer Path


 

2- Zone Option- 73/659 (11% of offense)

Zone Option versus Okie Dog Pinch. #1 goes inside to the Guard, the Playside Linebacker is walled by the Playside A and the ball is pitched off #2.

Zone Option versus Okie Dog Pinch. #1 goes inside to the Guard, the Playside Linebacker is walled by the Playside A and the ball is pitched off #2.


 

3- Zone Dive- 51/659 (8% of offense)

Zone Dive. PR- Deep Defender PA- Fold PT- Base PG- Base to Ace C- Veer to Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer Steps--Give B- Veer Path

Zone Dive.
PR- Deep Defender
PA- Fold
PT- Base
PG- Base to Ace
C- Veer to Ace
BG/BT- Scoop
BA- Pitch
BR- Cutoff
Q- Veer Steps–Give
B- Veer Path


 

4- Midline Triple- 36/659 (5% of offense)

Midline Triple v. 4-4 PR- Deep Defender PA- Twirl-Run Support PT- Veer PG- Veer C/BG- Reverse Ace BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Mid 1, Pitch 2 B- Mid Path

Midline Triple v. 4-4
PR- Deep Defender
PA- Twirl-Run Support
PT- Veer
PG- Veer
C/BG- Reverse Ace
BT- Scoop
BA- Pitch
BR- Cutoff
Q- Mid 1, Pitch 2
B- Mid Path


 

5- Outside Veer Give- 34/659 (5% of offense)


 

6- Belly- 34/659 (5% of offense)


 

7- Rocket- 28/659 (4% of offense)


 

8- Midline White- 26/659 (4% of offense)


Notable information.  In 2007, during Navy’s final season with Paul Johnson as Head Football Coach, Navy ran Triple Option 27% of time, Zone Dive 14% of time, Midline (all variations) 11% of time, Rocket 11% of time, and Counter Option 7% of the time.

Triple Option remains consistent with the 2007 average.  

Midline (all variations) is consistent with the 2007 average.

Zone Dive has been run less; however, Outside Veer Give and Belly have been run along with the Zone Dive in an effort to keep #1 off the B-Back.

Rocket is executed far less than in 2007; however, with the emergence of the Zone Option, now there are two ways to get the ball outside when #1 doesn’t cancel the B-Back.

Counter Option has only been run nine (9) times all season.   This is 1% of the total Navy Offense.